ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Test your knowledge of ICD-10 coding and documentation requirements for five diagnoses you're likely to encounter in family medicine.
Once you understand a few peculiarities, you'll be ready to code common diseases of the respiratory system.
A clear goal, staff buy-in and simple tools – such as an asthma flow sheet – can help your practice follow asthma guidelines more consistently.
Find out how one practice has improved care and outcomes for its asthma patients and increased practice revenue at the same time.
Argues that, even given all the barriers, practice improvement effort can pay off in enough ways that it is worth the effort.
The article follows a family practice through its quality improvement project to increase physician use of clinical guidelines for asthma.